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Elements of Fiction: Dialogue

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda

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Bethesda
4508 Walsh St
Btwn Wisconsin & West Avenues
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Alan Orloff

What you'll learn in this fiction class:

Having trouble getting your dialogue to sparkle? In this workshop, you will see that writing realistic-sounding dialogue has little to do with how people actually speak. 

You’ll learn how to use dialogue to advance the plot and reveal character, and we’ll cover the effective use of tags, oblique dialogue, and subtext. In addition, we’ll discuss how to incorporate actions within conversations to make written scenes spring to life. 

Don’t let one of the most important building blocks of fiction fall flat!

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In 1976, a group of literature enthusiasts led by Allan Lefcowitz, Barbara Lefcowitz, Jane Fox, Merrill Lefler, Ann McLaughlin, Richard Peabody, John Hill and others embarked on a mission to make an independent home for the literary arts in the D.C. area. A community where likeminded individuals could...

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